To Prosperity and Beyond podcast
To Prosperity and Beyond is a mini-series embedded within the IGP’s Life of PIE podcast series. It focuses on the lives and experiences of professionals who are addressing the challenges to global prosperity through transformative entrepreneurship.
Each episode, co-hosts and PIE programme alumni RP and Sam delve into some of the terminologies surrounding prosperity, innovation and entrepreneurship, and shine a spotlight on the exciting work being done by leading figures in their field.
About Prosperity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Institute for Global Prosperity
We find ourselves at a formative moment wherein growth-based financial models and increasing economic and social inequality are driving new forms of conflict, dislocation and ecological damage, challenging the veracity of our economic and political systems. These challenges necessitate a bold re-thinking of the relationship between economic activity and global prosperity.
At the core of the IGP's Prosperity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship master's programme is the concept of transformative entrepreneurship, which involves the implementation of innovations that directly address the causes and consequences of environmental degradation as well as economic and social inequality. Entrepreneurship is widely associated with the promise of technological innovation and the emergence of new markets. Concepts such as social, sustainable, and community enterprise explore the potential of market actors and mechanisms to advance positive social and environmental change. The notion of transformative entrepreneurship takes these a step further by examining to the potential for entrepreneurship to provoke fundamental systemic change in the service of inclusive prosperity.